Explore Kansas Festival
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Explore Kansas Festival

Happening the last weekend of the Kansas State Fair (Sept. 18-19), the Explore Kansas Festival highlights the wonders scattered around the Kansas communities. Located in the Oz Gallery this festival starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.

Boot Hill Museum, Inc. - Boot Hill Museum is located on the original site of Boot Hill Cemetery and highlights the glory days of Dodge City. Booth activities include can-can lessons and Boot Hill gunfighters deputizing children.

Caldwell Historical Society - Gunslingers, saloon girls, and bartenders will help bring to life the wild and woolly western heritage of the Border Queen City and the Chisholm Trail. Caldwell celebrates its 150th anniversary May 7-8, 2021.

City of Lindsborg/Lindsborg Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Come get a taste of “Little Sweden” in Lindsborg. Attractions include the Red Barn Studio, Hemslojd-Dala Horse Factory, Coronado Heights.

Medicine Lodge - The Medicine Lodge Peace Treaty, signed in 1867 by the U.S. government and five southern plains tribes, has been reenacted here since 1927. Learn more about Barber County’s scenic Gyp Hills.

Northwest Kansas Travel Council
- From fishing lakes, natural wonders like Little Jerusalem and many more unique treasures, get off the interstate and learn about the “off the beaten path” attractions scattered across Northwest Kansas.

Quivira Chapter, Santa Fe Trail Association
- Between 1821 and 1880, the Santa Fe Trail connected commerce between Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico. With more than half the trail running through Kansas, many remnants still exist. The Quivira Chapter covers 90 miles of the trail through McPherson, Rice, and Barton counties. The trail will celebrate its 200th anniversary next year.

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